Best Year End Book Lists

Tis the season to make those lists and check them twice find out which books were lousy or nice.

A few of the lists to check out before you visit your local library:


Goodreads Best Books of 2013

Amazon Best Books of 2013

NPR’s New Book Concierge

National Book Foundation’s 2013 National Book Award Winners

Publisher Weekly’s Best of 2013

Kirkus Best Books of 2013

YALSA’s Best of the Best 2013

School Library Journal Best List

No matter which list, or if you find it on two,

keep searching and reading

for the best book for  you!

The pages are calling, the stories so bright,

Happy Reading to all and to all a goodnight!


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“In the nonstop…

“In the nonstop tsunami of global information, librarians provide us with floaties and teach us to swim.”
― Linton Weeks

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September 30, 2013 · 12:03 am

Affordable Care Act

In a recent webinar offered by Webjunction I learned a great deal about the Affordable Care Act.  Libraries have the opportunity to assist the public by providing access to public computers in order to streamline the sign up process.  Individuals can also apply using paper applications, but the online application provides real time plan and cost information to the subscriber.   There will be navigators to assist subscribers as they navigate the sign up process.  Sign up begins on October 1 and will run through mid March with coverage beginning January 1, 2014.

The Market Place can be accessed at this link starting October 1, 2013:

Using the online site to sign up will also provide subscribers with instant information regarding the government subsidies available to them to help offset the cost of policies as well as out of pocket expenses.

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